- Quincy, Adams County seek input on new branding strategy Updated: May-27-15 5:19 am
QUINCY, Illinois - Economic development officials in the western Illinois city of Quincy are seeking community input on a new brand and motto for the area.
- Woman charged in southern Illinois crash that killed 2 Updated: May-27-15 5:08 am
RED BUD, Illinois - A 20-year-old southern Illinois woman has been charged with reckless homicide in connection with a January crash that killed two Randolph County women.
- EXCHANGE: Old-time barber finds new work in Lena salon Updated: May-27-15 5:06 am
FREEPORT, Illinois - Greg Rogers is barbering again in Lena.
- Republicans take turn in battle over budget, reform Updated: May-27-15 4:49 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Lawmakers are expected to take up legislation that tackles central planks of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's pro-business priorities.
- Central Illinois high school approves random drug testing Updated: May-27-15 4:35 am
MOUNT ZION, Illinois - A U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War has been confirmed as the new assistant director of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.
- Marijuana facility in south-central Illinois hits snag Updated: May-27-15 4:07 am
CHICAGO - Plans to build a medical marijuana facility in the south-central Illinois city of Litchfield have run into obstacles.
- Restaurant manager who turned away vet and service dog fired Updated: May-27-15 3:07 am
CHICAGO - The manager of a suburban Chicago restaurant has been fired for allegedly barring the service dog of a veteran from the facility.
- Tornado damages trees, farm buildings in northwest Illinois Updated: May-27-15 2:14 am
ATKINSON, Illinois - Weather officials say a tornado caused minor damage after touching down in northwestern Illinois.
- Craft? Micro? Increasingly, 'nanobrews' slake local thirst Updated: May-27-15 2:05 am
PORTLAND, Maine - The craft beer industry is getting bigger and smaller at the same time.
- Robertson blows save, Blue Jays beat White Sox 10-9 Updated: May-27-15 12:30 am
- Donaldson's 2nd homer lifts Blue Jays over White Sox 10-9 Updated: May-27-15 12:15 am
TORONTO - Josh Donaldson thrives on coming through in the clutch. He did just that Tuesday night.
- Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals Updated: May-27-15 12:00 am
CHICAGO - The moment Kris Bryant made contact, just about everyone in the Cubs' dugout rose to take a look.
- Nationals lose 3-2 to Cubs Updated: May-26-15 11:59 pm
- Democrats show priorities as they advance 2016 budget plan Updated: May-26-15 8:30 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A plan Illinois Democrats are proposing as an alternative to the steep cuts sought by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner would keep budget levels flat for local governments and Medicaid and only modestly reduce higher education assistance, committee leaders said Tuesday.
- Actor Sam Shepard arrested for drunken driving in Santa Fe Updated: May-26-15 6:56 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant's security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver.
- Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapers Updated: May-26-15 6:50 pm
May 26, 2015
- Filing: Illinois prep sports body exaggerating suit's impact Updated: May-26-15 6:14 pm
CHICAGO - A new plaintiff's filing in a class-action head injury lawsuit against the governing body of Illinois prep sports has asked a judge to let the litigation move forward.
- Man killed in elevator accident at the McLean County court Updated: May-26-15 5:50 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - A McLean County employee has been killed in an elevator accident at the county's courthouse in Bloomington.
- Canoeist who drowned going after cat in Illinois lake IDed Updated: May-26-15 5:40 pm
ANTIOCH, Illinois - Authorities have identified a man who drowned in a northern Illinois lake while trying to save a cat.
- New investigation launched into Illinois player allegations Updated: May-26-15 5:18 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The University of Illinois hired a Chicago law firm Tuesday and asked it to launch a second investigation into accusations of mistreatment made by the parents of former women's basketball players.
- Autopsy: Chicago boy mauled to death had head, neck injuries Updated: May-26-15 5:02 pm
CHICAGO - An autopsy has found that a boy mauled by a dog on Chicago's South Side died of multiple sharp and blunt force injuries to his head and neck.
- McLean County maintenance worker dies in elevator accident Updated: May-26-15 4:17 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Authorities say a maintenance mechanic has died in a central Illinois elevator accident.
- Northwestern, Collins agree to extension Updated: May-26-15 2:20 pm
EVANSTON, Illinois - Northwestern has agreed to a contract extension with men's basketball coach Chris Collins.
- 12 people fatally shot in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend Updated: May-26-15 1:59 pm
CHICAGO - Twelve people were killed and more than 40 more were wounded in shootings in Chicago during the Memorial Day long weekend.
- Durbin in Ukraine to express support for country Updated: May-26-15 1:47 pm
CHICAGO - U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has met with officials in Ukraine to offer his support in their fight against pro-Russian rebels.